OFID Scholarship For Students From Developing Countries 2019/2020

The OFID Scholarship 2019/20 funded by the OPEC Fund for International Development is available for students from developing countries. The OPEC Fund for International Development, established in 1976, is the intergovernmental development finance institution which works in cooperation with developing country partners to stimulate economic growth and alleviate poverty in all disadvantaged regions of the world.

Scholarship Description:

  • University or Organization: OPEC Fund for International Development
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Graduate degree program
  • Scholarship Award: Tuition fees, examination fees, a monthly allowance
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Numbers of Award: Not known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Austria
  • Language: English
  • Application Deadline: April 14, 2019

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students who are from developing countries (Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela) can apply for the scholarship.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship is open to study the graduate degree program in any economics of development (poverty reduction, energy, and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields offered by the university.

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Applicants must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
  2. Applicants must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
  3. Applicants must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2019 and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the master’s degree.

Supporting Documents:
Candidate must have to upload necessary documents: CV, two recommendation letters, certificates/transcripts from the highest level of completed education, acceptance letter into a postgraduate program, passport copy and personal essay.

Admission Requirements: For admission to study the graduate degree program, applicants must have their previous qualification certificates and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or it’s equivalent.

Language Requirement: All applicants need to fluent in English.
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How to Apply:
To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must have to select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as economics of development (poverty reduction, energy, and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields. After this process, applicants need to register within the OFID Scholarship Portal by using the email address and fill out the scholarship application form. APPLY NOW



  1. Abdo-jabar houmed kako

    April 4, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Je suis un jeune diplômé en baccalauréat technologique génie civil je voulais avoir une bourse au Canada

  2. Gudeta

    April 13, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    I need to have masters by economics .I am from Ethiopia .

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